Google is delaying the shutdown of Chrome apps, however you in all probability weren’t utilizing them anyway

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Google goes to allow you to use Chrome apps for a short while longer, as the corporate on Monday introduced an extension to its deliberate timeline to finish assist for the software program (through 9to5Google).

When you aren’t accustomed to Chrome apps, they’re apps that you just set up in Chrome that work equally to apps that you just’d launch out of your desktop — like this one for read-it-later app Pocket. However they aren’t broadly adopted — Google mentioned that “roughly 1 % of customers on Home windows, Mac, and Linux actively use Chrome packaged apps” all the way in which again in August 2016 when it first introduced plans to wind down assist for the platform.

In January, Google mentioned Chrome apps would cease…

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